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South East included in Rail Projects-FG

The Federal Government Thursday said the South-East geo-political zone was not excluded from its  ongoing rail projects. The Federal Government also noted that its major rail projects are; Lagos to Calabar and  Lagos to Kano. The Lagos – Calabar will traverse Lagos-Shagamu-Ore-Benin City-Sapele-Warri-Yenegoa with siding to Otuoke-Port Harcourt-Aba-Uyo-calabar and branch line from Benin City-Abudu-Onitsha including Onitsha rail bridge. The Lagos ... Read More »

Just in:Three-Story Building Collapses in Lagos

A three-storey building under construction has collapsed at Ilasamaja area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, with people trapped in the debris. PM News gathered that the building caved in around 2:30pm on Thursday as rescue agencies had moved to site and were working frantically to rescue trapped victims. Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Rasak Fadipe told PM News that the three-storey ... Read More »

Lagos Plans Star-Studded Concert for Golden Anniversary Celebration

The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to host the best of Nigerian traditional and contemporary popular musicians and fashionistas to an anniversary concert to round off the unprecedented year-long activities to mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of the State. A statement issued on Thursday by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, stated that the ... Read More »

Photos: Top Nigerians at Gen. Adebayo’s Service Of Songs in Lagos

A service of Songs was yesterday held for the Governor of Old Western Region, General Adeyinka Adebayo in his GRA, Ikeja home,Here are pics courtesy  Segun Lawal (Ovation International )   Read More »

Two Whistleblowers in trouble over false info

Two persons, Buhari Fannami and Aba-Kura Abdulahi, who allegedly gave false information under the whistle blowing policy of the Federal Government were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said the duo were arraigned before Justice M. T Salihu of the Federal High Court, Maiduguri, Borno State. The arraignment came a day after ... Read More »

Eagleonline announces Short break of its Website Service

The Management of The Eagle Online has announced a short break in its online news service. According to the management, the break is to allow for a change of its host. In a statement signed by the Managing Editor of the online newspaper, Dotun Oladipo, on Wednesday, the break will commence from 12am on Thursday. Oladipo said the management was ... Read More »

My Family from Lagos not Benin-Obanikoro

Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, yesterday, refuted claims that his progenitor, Obanikoro of Lagos, was not from Bini Kingdom, Edo State. Obanikoro Setting the records striaght, the former Minister clarified that the legendary Obanikoro was an Awori from Idiluwo-Ile in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos. He, however, faulted the account of the former Minister of ... Read More »

Regular Excercise Reduces Appetite For Fatty Foods

Regular exercise reduces the appetite for fatty foods, new research suggests. The British trial found that high levels of activity acted as a “buffer” – fending off cravings for unhealthy fare. Scientists said the findings suggest that those who got a “high” from exercise were less likely to feel tempted by junk food. The study, led by the University of ... Read More »

Another Chibok Girl Returns

Twelve Days after the release of the 82 abducted Chibok girls by their captors,another one has returned. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, who made this known to State House correspondents in Abuja, said the recovery of the girl was announced by the acting president during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday. ... Read More »

Wike tells Buratai to stop posting Soldiers to Politicians

  Rivers State Governor, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has urged the Army High Command to desist from posting battalions of soldiers to politicians, saying that the exercise was counter-productive and a threat to national security. The governor said that the Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai, should go beyond complaining that politicians are hobnobbing with soldiers and take action ... Read More »